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Jewish Threads

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Product SKU: 978-1580234429


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This accessible guide for both novice and expert fabric crafters presents thirty handmade Jewish fabric craft projects from around the United States and Israel and the inspiring stories behind them. With projects for the home and the shul, for celebrating the Jewish holidays, and for various milestones in the Jewish life cycle--most fairly easy to make--the book weaves together stories of families, celebration and contemporary rituals surrounding these handmade fabric crafts. These pieces are destined to become treasured heirlooms to be passed from generation to generation. Among the projects showcased in the book are: * Quilted challah covers * Matzah cover * Knit seder plate * Afikomen envelopes * Torah mantles * Tree of Life shulchan cover * Biblical Purim hand puppets * Tallitot * Healing and memorial quilts * Wall hangings for various holidays About the Author Diana Drew, co-president of National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW),West Morris (NJ) Section, is an awardwinning former daily newspaper reporter and a longtime book editor.